Mt. McKinley: Walter & Team Cozy at 14K Camp

Posted by: Mike Walter, Paul Edgren | June 26, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley
Elevation: 14,200'

Hello again from 14,200’. It’s snowing right now, and it snowed all last night. There’s only about 6” of accumulation so far, bur more is expected today and tomorrow. The good news is that there isn’t any wind here at 14k, and we’re all comfortable and cozy in our camp. We’re still in a holding pattern, waiting for decent weather to move up to high camp and be in position for a summit bid when the current weather pushes out.

In the mean time, we’re getting plenty of rest here at camp. Everyone is patiently awaiting better weather, although we’re all a little antsy for some exercise and a chance to move higher. We’ll keep you posted…

RMI Guide Mike Walter

14,200' Camp on Denali

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Hi John, Talked with Dee - happy times - Paul and I are spending our time picturing all of us having dinner together!!!  So glad to be able to feel in contact.  Many Blessings to all of you - take care and God Bless.  Jackie and Pal

Posted by: Jackie Winchell on 6/29/2012 at 7:38 am

Hope you don’t have too much snow removal to do from your camp and that the weather settles into perfect climbing weather very soon.  The kids say HI to their Daddy, Lee!

Posted by: Di on 6/27/2012 at 10:09 am

Stan—Hi to everyone!  The snow looks so nice!  I hope you are taking lots of pics for us!  Have a great day resting and getting ready!  love me

Posted by: Betsy on 6/27/2012 at 7:04 am

It’s great to follow along on the blog.  I hope it stops snowing soon.  Hello to David,  we are all thinking about him and the rest of the team.

Posted by: Andy Ward on 6/27/2012 at 6:00 am

Really enjoying the blog and all the pictures, fingers and toes crossed for great weather ahead!

Posted by: Sarah Zeps on 6/26/2012 at 10:38 pm

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